Nauru schools resume Term 2 from Tuesday, 21 April

According to the Department of Education, Term 2 will end on 26 June 2020.

Today Monday, 20 April is a teacher-only day.

Parents and guardians are advised that Nauru is free of coronavirus and therefore schools will remain open until advised otherwise.

The Nauru Government is closely monitoring coronavirus on Nauru and will advise of any changes to the school calendar if necessary.


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Multiple dead in Florida: 'It's a horrific situation'

The suspect was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon, a Broward County sheriff's spokesman said. The spokesman would not say if the suspect was a student.

"There are numerous fatalities. It's a horrific situation," Broward Country Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie told reporters.

He said the school district had no warning of a potential shooter and that there was no evidence of more than one shooter.

School using fresh food to change lives

Sunset State School in Mount Isa offers students breakfast, morning tea, and lunch free of charge — something teachers say is helping the entire community.

"It's available to everyone that comes here — any families, any children, any background," said principal Bryon Burke.

"We believe it's highly beneficial for our school and our kids, and certainly that's what the data is telling us."

Attendance rates improve

The index of community socio-educational advantage (ICSEA) ranks schools according to their level of educational advantage.

Why Chance the Rapper is donating $1m to Chicago schools

He also challenged big companies and corporations to follow his lead.

Schools in the US city are being threatened with early closure this summer or laying off staff because of funding shortages.

Speaking to reporters he said: "This isn't about politics, this isn't about posturing, this is about taking care of the kids."

Chance handed over a giant cheque to students at a primary school in the West Chatham area of Chicago, part of its infamous South Side.

He grew up the area and his lyrics often reference his childhood.